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Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White to Release First Studio Album

Hearts Like OursNashville, TN -- On August 4, country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White (of country music's The Whites) celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary. Over the course of more than three decades of marriage, Skaggs and White have savored every moment of their lifelong commitment to one another. With both of their respected careers cemented into the country music history books, one might find it hard to believe that the couple has never recorded an album together. That all changes on September 30, 2014 when Skaggs and White release their first-ever studio album, Hearts Like Ours.

Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Traveler Now Available in Paperback

Kentucky TravelerAward winning Bluegrass and country music artist Ricky Skaggs released his autobiography about a year ago. The volume covers his 50+ years in music. With hundreds of career accolades and countless life experiences under his belt, Skaggs certainly has a story to tell. His book is now being released in paperback format at Skaggs Family Records and at bookstores everywhere.

Ricky Skaggs Jams with The Marshall Tucker Band

Ricky Skaggs & Marshall TuckerNashville, TN -- Thousands of fans in attendance at last week's 2014 CMA Music Festival Kick-off Concert in Nashville, Tennessee were in for a special treat during The Marshall Tucker Band's (MTB) hour-long Riverfront set. The legendary Southern Rock group performed on the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage, awing fans as they ripped through many of their hit songs before introducing their surprise guest, former CMA Entertainer of the Year, Ricky Skaggs.

Bluegrass Museum Ramping Up For ROMP

Sam Bush at ROMPOld Crow Medicine Show, David Grisman, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Sarah Jarosz, and 23 String Band are among the dozens of talented acts set to perform at Owensboro's ROMP Festival, June 25-28. ROMP Festival is a four-day music and camping festival hosted at both the museum, in downtown Owensboro, and at Yellow Creek Park, a gorgeous 150-acre facility that is a perfect setting for a music festival. ROMP features traditional and legendary bluegrass artists alongside old time and progressive bluegrass musicians who expand the boundaries to the far-flung roots and branches of bluegrass.

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Lineup Announced

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2012Nashville, TN -- Springer Mountain Farms has June and July at the world famous Ryman Auditorium packed with Thursday night bluegrass as they once again present Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman. This annual fare of bluegrass music is just the thing to make summers hotter than ever. This year, the lineup if fully loaded with some of the finest in the genre.

Simply Bluegrass Back by Popular Demand

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN -- Due to popular demand, Gabriel Communications, is pleased to announce that it will re-air “Country’s Family Reunion: Simply Bluegrass” throughout the month of May on the RFD-TV network, as well as FamilyNet. “Country’s Family Reunion,” the DVD/television series that brings America’s most-treasured artists together to reunite and reminisce assembled a cross-section of award-winning and legendary Bluegrass artists, from “finger-pickers,” to “purists,” to “New Grass” contemporaries. The series is hosted by Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Anderson and 14-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs, includes performances by Dailey & Vincent, The Whites, Del McCoury, Sam Bush, Rhonda Vincent, The Roys (Lee & Elaine), Jerry Douglas, Donna Ulisse, Mac Wiseman, Ramona Jones, Bobby Osborne, Dierks Bentley, Paul Brewster, Ronnie Reno, Doyle Lawson, Sierra Hull, Larry Cordle, Carl Jackson, The Gibson Brothers and Jesse McReynolds, backed by the genre’s foremost musicians Barry Bales (Bass), Bryan Sutton (Acoustic Guitar), Adam Steffey (Mandolin), Stuart Duncan (Fiddle) and Ron Stewart (Banjo).

Ricky Skaggs, Larry Gatlin and Mike Huckabee Talk Israel

Ricky Skaggs and Larry GatlinNashville, TN -- This weekend on the Fox News Channel's America's News HQ, bluegrass music legend Ricky Skaggs and country music legent Larry Gatlin, as well as Former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee, will appear to discuss their recent trip to Israel.

Merle Haggard and Ricky Skaggs Round Out MerleFest Lineup

Ricky Skaggs and Merle HaggardWilkesboro, NC -- As announced earlier today via Billboard.com, legendary country music artist Merle Haggard will perform for the first time at MerleFest as he closes MerleFest 2014 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on Sunday, April 27. The festival also welcomes back MerleFest favorite Ricky Skaggs, whose Saturday, April 26, evening performance will mark the 12th time that the famed bluegrass musician has appeared in the lineup. MerleFest, presented by Lowe’s and slated for April 24-27, 2014, is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans that takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College.

Ricky Skaggs, Isaacs, Ring in New Year at Larry's Country Diner

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN -- Larry's Country Diner, the down-home variety program that draws over 1.4 million loyal viewers each month as one of RFD-TV’s most popular shows, continues to provide an amazing array of artists for traditional country music fans. Resolve to watch this January’s lineup. It will include performances by iconic award-winning bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs, family bluegrass/Gospel group The Isaacs, Platinum-selling songstress Suzy Bogguss, seminal artist, best known as one half of the Righteous Brothers, Bill Medley, and his talented daughter, McKenna Medley. For more information on Larry’s Country Diner, please visit www.LarrysCountryDiner.com

Ricky Skaggs to Appear on Fox News Channel, The Better Show

Kentucky TravelerNashville, TN -- Country music and Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs is set for several national television appearances in support of his new autobiography, Kentucky Traveler, and his most recent CD, Cluck Ol' Hen, a collaborative live album with pop artist Bruce Hornsby.

Artist-In-Residence Ricky Skaggs Performs Bluegrass

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN -- Ricky Skaggs is the current Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence. Skaggs will present two intimate evening country and bluegrass music performances on November 18 and 19, at 7:00 p.m. The concerts will be the museum’s first public programs in the new CMA Theater. The performances will be Country Boy at Heart on the 18th and Bluegrass Rules on the 19th.

Ricky Skaggs Artist-In-Residence at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Ricky SkaggsNashville, TN -- It was announced last Saturday evening, from the stage of the Ryman Auditorium, that Ricky Skaggs will be the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence. Skaggs will present two intimate evening performances on November 18 and 19, at 7:00 p.m. The concerts will be the museum’s first public programs in the new CMA Theater.

Larry’s Country Diner” October Line-Up is “Spook-tacular”

Ricky Skaggs at Larry's Country DinerNashville, Tenn. (October 4, 2013) – "Larry’s Country Diner," the down-home variety program that draws over 1.4 million loyal viewers each month as one of RFD-TV’s most popular shows, continues to feed the appetites of traditional country music lovers. Fans are in for a real “treat” with the “Spook-tacular” October lineup, including performances Grammy award-winning Ricky Skaggs, Gospel groups The Isaacs and Jeff & Sherry Easter, as well as singer/songwriter Billy Yates. For more information on “Larry’s Country Diner," please visit LarrysCountryDiner.com

Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby Debut at #1 on Billboard Chart

Cluck Ol' HenNashville, TN -- Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby's reuniting is proving to be another major success for the two music Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby Debut at #1 on Billboard Chart Skaggs Family Records - released on August 20) debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Album Chart, soaring past its competition.

Inspirational Bluegrass Music Artist Nominations Announced

Ricky SkaggsBluegrass music artists Bruce & Betsty Mullen, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent, Ricky Skaggs and The Roys are all nominated for this year's Inspirational Bluegrass Artist in the Inspirational Country Music Association's Awards for 2013. Ricky Skaggs is also a finalist in the Musician along with super picker Vince Gill. The Roys are also up for a second category in the Vocal Duo area. Bluegrass and Gospel favorite Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are also nominated for the Vocal Group or Band award.

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